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Welcome to the UCM Writing Center

Write Where You Belong.

The Writing Center offers one-on-one writing instruction for all students at all stages of the writing process. This is a free, walk-in serviceavailable to all UCM students.

Location: JCKL 3160, the Learning Commons

Monday-Thursday, 9am-7pm
Friday, 9am-5pm

Additional Services:

Walk-ins & Appointments

You are welcome to walk in and connect with a Writing Center tutor at any time. Most days, a tutor will be available whenever you arrive.  However, during peak periods near mid-terms and finals, you may experience a wait.

9am-5pm, Monday-Friday are walk-in hours only. During these times, tutors meet with students on a first-come, first-serve basis.

To avoid waiting, you may schedule an appointment between 5-7pm, Monday-Thursday. Either call the Writing Center at 660-543-8972 or book an appointment online.


Can’t make it to campus?

Online Writing Lab (OWL) is an e-mail tutoring service. It is ideal for students who live off campus or have busy schedules. You can connect with a tutor from any location and submit your paper at any time. See our Online Writing Lab guidelines for details.


Are you a skilled writer?

Are you a creative?  Are you familiar with MLA or APA format? Are you looking for experience working one-on-one with students? Then you may be eligible for employment in the Writing Center as a writing tutor.

Criteria for becoming a Writing Center tutor:

For news, upcoming events, and further information, visit our blog.

UCM Writing Center Blog